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Spicy Tortilla Breakfast Empanadas

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Spicy Tortilla Breakfast Empanadas
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 8
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Tend to eat breakfast on the run? Then this Spicy Tortilla Breakfast Empanadas recipe is for you! Tasty breakfast empanadas stuffed with eggs, cheese and salsa make the perfect on-the-go meal when you've got somewhere to be. Pop your easy breakfast empanadas in the oven, finish getting ready and head out the door with a handheld treat!
Updated Oct 7, 2022
Bake-Off® Contest 46, 2013
Bake-Off® Contest 46, 2013
Rachel Ruiz
Hurlburt Field, Florida

Ingredients

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 450°F. Line large cookie sheet with parchment paper. In medium bowl, beat eggs, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper with wire whisk; set aside.
  • 2
    In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add corn tortillas; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels; set aside.
  • 3
    In same skillet, cook tomato over medium heat, 30 to 60 seconds or until thoroughly heated. Stir in eggs; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until eggs are set. Stir in salsa, tortilla pieces and cheese. Remove from heat.
  • 4
    Unroll 1 pie crust. Using a pizza cutter or sharp knife, cut into 8 equal wedges. Spoon about 1/3 cup egg mixture in center of each pie crust wedge.
  • 5
    Unroll remaining pie crust; roll into 13-inch round; cut into 8 wedges. Place 1 pie crust wedge over egg mixture; press edges with fork to seal. Repeat with remaining pie crust wedges. Place on cookie sheet. Prick top of each empanada with fork.
  • 6
    Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Nutrition Information

380 Calories, 24g Total Fat, 10g Protein, 31g Total Carbohydrate, 1g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
Calories from Fat
220
Total Fat
24g
37%
Saturated Fat
9g
46%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
160mg
54%
Sodium
420mg
18%
Potassium
125mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
31g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
1g
Protein
10g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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